How can you arrange the 5 cubes so that you need the smallest number of Brush Loads of paint to cover them? Try with other numbers of cubes as well.
These rectangles have been torn. How many squares did each one have
inside it before it was ripped?
Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled
triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting
What is the smallest cuboid that you can put in this box so that
you cannot fit another that's the same into it?
What is the largest cuboid you can wrap in an A3 sheet of paper?
How have "Warmsnug" arrived at the prices shown on their windows? Which window has been given an incorrect price?
A 2 by 3 rectangle contains 8 squares and a 3 by 4 rectangle
contains 20 squares. What size rectangle(s) contain(s) exactly 100
squares? Can you find them all?
Several of you from different schools clearly explained how you
used the charts to sort out the data.
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
This article, written for teachers, discusses the merits of
different kinds of resources: those which involve exploration and
those which centre on calculation.
Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the
numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.